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RN- hospice admissions

Southcoast Health System

This is a Contract position in Fairhaven, MA posted October 10, 2020.

RN- hospice admissions

Palliative Care

Fairhaven, MA

Nursing/Nursing Mgt

Pay Grade: V-RN

Bargaining Unit: SEIU

Part-time, Evening shift, weekend & holiday rotation, 2p-10:30p

Req # 61403

At Southcoast Visiting Nurses Association, Inc we acknowledge that our employees are what makes us great!

We are searching for a Registered Nurse – Supportive Care VNA to perform a variety of duties within agency and department policies and procedures, assume responsibility for the primary care of assigned Hospice and Palliative Care patients and families. Assess, develop, implement and evaluate an individualized plan of care to maximize the comfort and health of the Hospice and Palliative Care patient and family. Responsible for identifying patient/family needs and for providing supportive care in accordance with the attending Physician’s orders, Plan of Care and Hospice and Home Care policies and procedures. **Will handle Admits and RVs for Hospice and Palliative Care patients**

Hours: 30hrs (part time)

Shift: Evenings Shift     4:00pm-10:00pm     w/weekend & holiday rotations

Travel:  This is a home care position and will require driving

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

Graduate of an NLN accredited school of Nursing is required.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred.

Current RN licensure in the Commonwealth of MA and RI is required. 

Two years recent hospital, medical/surgical or other relevant nursing experience required.

Hospice & Palliative Care Certification upon eligibility or in 2 years.

Demonstrated knowledge of I.V. pump, and central line maintenance preferred.

Has knowledge and skills necessary to provide care, which is appropriate to the population of patients served.

Proficient computer skills, including experience with various software, database and electronic records programs is preferred.

Hospice & Palliative Care Certification will be required within eligibility timeframe of 2 years if not certified at time of hire.

Basic life support (BLS) certification is required

Evidence of current CPR certification

Southcoast Health is a community based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. For more than 100 years, we have provided quality, patient-focused care in a state-of-the-art environment. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts.

Together We Are More.

311 years of hospitals’ collective continuous 920 + square miles of service across Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island

7,500 + employees: physicians, nurses, IT, Finance, HR, and more

Named to Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals 2019 and Best Place to Work by the readers of SouthCoastToday

We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives.

Generous Earned Time Off Package**

Health, Dental  and Vision Insurance*

Tuition Assistance**

Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance*

Life & AD&D insurance*

Flexible Spending Accounts*

403B Retirement Plan with match

HealthQuest Wellness Program

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Discount Program

Career Development Opportunities

*Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours. 

**Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours.

Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us as we strive to be More than medicine.